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5 Places to Love

Great Mexican Restaurants

By Stett Holbrook

I LOVE Mexican food. Don't you? Here are five top Silicon Valley Mexican restaurants, taquerias and taco trucks.

Andale: This is the place for grilled meat burritos, excellent tacos and a sunny patio in which to sit and enjoy them. 6 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos. 408.395.4244.

Consuelo: This Santana Row restaurant specializes in fine, regional Mexican cuisine and more kinds of tequila than you could ever hope to try. 277 Santana Row, Suite 1125, San Jose. 408.260.7082.

Estrellita: Check the table by the door that displays the month's regional specials. Great margaritas. 971 N. San Antonio Rd., Los Altos. 650.941.8976.

La Peñita: It's all about the soup here, especially the cocido de res and pozole. 601 S. First St., San Jose. 408-295-0434.

Loncheria Supermercado: This popular taco truck serves great tacos and tortas, especially the carne asada, al pastor and lengua. Cash only. 1089 Park Ave., San Jose.


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From the March 23-29, 2005 issue of Metro, Silicon Valley's Weekly Newspaper.

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